Causes of these peripartal reactions are individual as they result from the interaction of several physical, hormonal, biochemical, mental and social factors. The interaction of several factors leads to an overburdening of the mind. The number and intensity of the individual exacerbating factors determine the severity of the disorder. This means that the different weighting of the factors causing the condition needs to be taken into account for each woman.

Physical factors

Peripartal factors

Psychic factors

Social factors